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Original Space Shuttle commander John Young dies

Spaceflight just lost one of its better-known icons: NASA astronaut John Young has died at the age of 87. He was best known as the commander of the first Space Shuttle mission, taking Columbia into orbit in 1981. However, that was just one of a serie…
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Laptop pioneer John Ellenby dies

The PC industry has lost one of its quieter but more influential leaders: John Ellenby, the CEO of Grid Systems, died earlier this month at the age of 75 of yet to be determined causes. His company (particularly late designer William Moggridge) is w…
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John Sculley’s new low-cost Android phone is now available in the U.K. for 99 pounds

Ex Apple CEO John Sculley has a new project — the Obi Worldphone. The new device has just been launched in the U.K., costing a measly 99 pounds. The phone is already available in Asia, South America, and the Middle East.

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BlackBerry chief John Chen hints at potential midrange smartphone next year

BlackBerry’s chief executive John Chen hinted at more high-end and midrange smartphones coming in the near future, but a lot of the future mobile plans depends on the success of the Priv — the company’s first Android smartphone.

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John Chen is the CEO of BlackBerry and doesn’t know how to use the Priv

blackberry_priv_front_leak_092315There are a couple of things everyone is wondering about the Priv. Number one, how do you actually pronounce it, and number two, how well does it work? Luckily, John Chen, CEO of BlackBerry, explains both, sorta.

We can finally put the name guessing aside, “Priv” is pronounced like “give”, only with a “P”. We got number one out of the way and now to cover number two, how well does it work?

Chen went on BNN to show the world how the brand new BlackBerry Priv works. The same phone that he has been leading his team in creating, and making sure it becomes a huge hit. However, by the video on BNN, it looks more like he has no clue how to use it. Not only does the video make it look like he has never seen the device before, he also seems to be totally new to Android.

All he had to do was show up to BNN, use the phone in any normal way, and impress consumers enough to buy it. Somehow, screws it up. Definitely check out the video, it’s pretty funny. He didn’t open one app properly or show the actual keyboard in use. However, even with the mistakes, the phone still looks like it could be a success. Dual curve screen, high-end specs, actual keyboard that doubles as a trackpad, it has all the parts to be a win for BlackBerry. We will just have to imagine everything works great since Chen showed us nothing.

Source: BNN

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